The Bothy is a stone built detached barn conversion in an area of outstanding natural beauty where peace and quiet awaits.
An ideal romantic break or honeymoon retreat the 5* cottage caters for all your holiday needs with bath robes, toiletries and a welcome pack on arrival.
Greenends is located 4 miles from Alston, the highest market town in England with narrow gauge steam railway, tea rooms and craft shop and 1 mile from the former mining village of Nenthead with village post office and restaurant.
Within a half hour drive is Penrith and nearby Rheghed Visitor Centre and Ullswater the northern most lake.
Hexham with... its own abbey and the attractive market town of Corbridge and of course Hadrian’s Wall are all easily accessible.
The cottages can be reached from Penrith, following the A686, listed as one of the “AA’s 10 best drives in the world”, alternatively from the north and the east travel alongside Hadrian’s Wall and drive through Alston, used to film Oliver Twist with Julie Walters and Michael Kitchen, and admire the cobbled streets and local shops.
From the east you will drive through the old mining villages passing Killhope, a former lead mine that does underground tours, this is indeed an area of not only outstanding natural beauty but is steeped in history.
The three cottages sit in the owners grounds, they have been converted by local craftsmen to an extremely high standard and have been furnished and equipped to provide 5* accommodation with your every comfort in mind and anticipating all your requirements including bath robes, toiletries and a welcome pack.
The individual cottages have their own gardens or patios where peace and quiet can be enjoyed taking in the superb rural outlook, while recharging your batteries from your busy lifestyle.
A warm welcome awaits you, not only from the owners who live on site and manage the properties, but also from their pet Alpacas, who live in the adjoining paddock.
This stone built detached barn conversion is set over two storeys and provides an ideal honeymoon/romantic retreat.
The cottage has retained a wealth of original features and charm.
The gas centrally heated cottage has a private patio with views to the fells and comprises:
* Cosy lounge with gas stove, wall mounted TV, video, DVD player, range of DVD’s, CD’s, books and games.
* French country style double bedroom with king size bed and en-suite bathroom with under floor heating, shower over Jacuzzi bath, shower cubicle, twin hand basins and WC.
* First floor:
Open plan breakfast kitchen, overlooking the lounge, with ceramic hob, integrated electric double oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
* All cottages have all gas, electric, bed linen, towels, bath robes, toiletries and welcome pack of fruit, flowers and bottle of wine included.
* Each property has a safety deposit box.
* Cot and highchair available.
* Private parking.
* Garden or patio with garden furniture and barbeque.
* One dog accepted, two dogs on request (please telephone 017687 74060 to check) all dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.Read more
THE BOTHY, Nenthead, Nr Alston, Northumberland/Cumbria border Nenthead, Cumbria, England
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All prices include all taxes, gas, electric and bed linen. Please check property description to see if towels, logs, coal and cots are included free of charge or at a supplement. If a pet friendly property, the charge is £20 per pet per week/part week. Please telephone or email us for short break availability and prices.
Left on 01/09/2014 for a stay in December 2013 | Fliss A
The Bothy is beautifully furnished and equipped with everything you need. It was cosy and warm and the Xmas touches were greatly appreciated. The owners were helpful but not intrusive and we had a lovely stay.
Thank you for your review of your stay at The Bothy, Nenthead, Nr Alston.
We are pleased you found the property to be beautifully furnished and well equipped for your stay.
Thank you for recommending The Bothy to others!
Lakes Cottage Holidays hopes to welcome you back to The Bothy or another Lakes Cottage Holiday property in the future.
Lakes Cottage Holidays
Perfect for that well deserved break
Left on 11/14/2013 for a stay in October 2013 | Georgie
I booked this perfect cottage for our anniversary last month. Working in a hotel it makes you critical knowing what to look at first and I must say it was lovely to stay somewhere knowing they have the same standards as yourself. We arrived late due to work and traffic and the owners were very friendly and helpful with directions, telling us where to go with our minature daschund. There was no signal which made it more special as we work 7 days a week I would definitely book again. This cottage is perfect just to get away and hide in your own little world. Thank you again for everything. Read more
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